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Archive for November 30th, 2013

  • NJ canine crowned world’s ugliest dog in 2007 dies

    November 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    \ FILE – In a Friday, June 22, 2007 file photo, the Chinese Crested and Chihuahua mix dog “Elwood” won the title of World’s ugliest dog of 2007 at the 2007 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest, in Petaluma, Calif. Elwood died unexpectedly...

  • Ex-New York Observer editor Kaplan dies at 59

    November 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Sept. 10, 2007 photo, New York Observer editor Peter Kaplan sits at his desk in New York City. Kaplan, who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called “Sex and the City,” died Friday, Nov. 30, 2013, in New York, of...

  • US rappers say they filmed music video in NKorea

    November 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    U.S. rapper Pacman wears a North Korean national flag pin on his jacket at the Beijing Capital Airport in Beijing, after returning from Pyongyang, North Korea Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. Pacman and Peso, whose real names are Anthony Bobb and Dontray Ennis ended...

  • Pioneering offshore wind project faces deadlines

    November 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2009 file photo, the sun begins to rise over Nantucket Sound as seen from Popponesset Beach in Mashpee, Mass., where the Cape Wind off-shore wind turbine power generation project won approval for construction. The project faces...

  • White House: On track for health care website goal

    November 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo of part of the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington, on Nov. 29, 2013. The beleaguered health insurance website has had periods of down times as as the government tries to fix the problems. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

  • Obama shops at well-known Washington bookstore

    November 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama, with daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, pays for his purchase the the local bookstore Politics and Prose in northwest Washington, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is...

  • In God we trust, maybe, but not each other

    November 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Bart Murawski, 27 poses outside a coffee shop Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, in Troy, N.Y. You can take our word for it: Americans don’t trust each other anymore. An AP-GfK poll conducted last month found that Americans are suspicious of each other in everyday...

  • Economist challenges idea of aging farmer crisis

    November 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Nov. 21, 2013 photo, Earl Hafner talks about growing vegetables in his aquaponics greenhouse on his farm, near Panora, Iowa. Programs have been set up in many states to connect young farmers who want to get into agriculture with aging farmers to...

  • Ex-New York Observer editor Kaplan dies at 59

    November 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sept. 10, 2007 photo, New York Observer editor Peter Kaplan sits at his desk in New York City. Kaplan, who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called “Sex and the City,” died Friday, Nov. 30, 2013, in New York, of...

  • Minn., others push fast broadband to hinterland

    November 30, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo made Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, Kevin Beyer, general manager of Farmers, a century-old phone company, talks with mechanic Morrie Schacherer, left, and his father Al talk at the auto shop they run in Dawson, Minn., where the addition of rural...